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Nawaz congratulates Erdogan in phone call on referendum win

In their petitions Tuesday, the residents of Ankara said the decision and other reported irregularities were in open violation of the law. Relations with Germany and the Netherlands have been particularly tense, with Erdogan outraged by decisions in both countries not to allow his government to campaign there to woo the expatriate vote for the referendum.


Hillary Clinton Apologized To Barack Obama Following Election Night Loss

Hillary Clinton Apologized To Barack Obama Following Election Night Loss

Despite years of post-mortems, the authors observe, Clinton's management style hadn't really changed since her 2008 loss of the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama: Her team's convoluted power structure "encouraged the denizens of Hillaryland to care more about their standing with her, or their future job opportunities, than getting her elected".


U.K. Prime Minister Calls For Early Election

U.K. Prime Minister Calls For Early Election

The decision was immediately welcomed by the head of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn. A Downing Street spokesman said that May had the full backing of her Cabinet on calling the election and that the Prime Minister had spoken with Queen Elizabeth II on Monday.



North Korea threatens 'all-out war'

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump would not be "drawing red lines in the sand" with North Korea. "I think the action that he took in Syria shows that when appropriate, this president will take decisive action". Then, less than a week later, the U.S. military dropped a 10,300kg bomb - the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat by the USA - on Isis (Islamic State) forces in eastern Afghanistan.


EU says Brexit plans unchanged by British election call

EU says Brexit plans unchanged by British election call

In the draft Brexit negotiating guidelines, issued on March 31st and broadly endorsed by the EU's 27 remaining member states last week, Mr Tusk made clear the United Kingdom has no say in the location of the agencies: "The future location of the seats of European Union agencies and facilities located in the United Kingdom is a matter for the 27 member states".



Israel refuses negotiation over mass Palestinian hunger strike

Gilad Erdan, the country's public security minister, vowed that the authorities would not negotiate with prisoners and said Barghouti had been moved from Hadarim jail, the initial centre of the hunger strike, to another prison - reportedly in Haifa - and placed in solitary confinement.